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National Summary


Dry and clear overnight but with pockets of mist and fog developing in places. Lowest temperatures of 11 to 13 degrees in light breezes.


Monday will be a dry day with long spells of sunshine continuing until evening time. Highest temperatures of 20 to 23 degrees, warmest in the east and south of the country. Light northwest breezes.


There willl be patchy rain on western coasts on Monday night, but otherwise it will be a generally dry night. Temperatures overnight will drop to 11 or 12 degrees and winds will be light to moderate from a northwesterly direction.Tuesday will be warm with sunny spells and light westerly winds. Temperatures will reach between 20 and 22 degrees at best in the afternoon, but it will be a little cooler near coasts. Later in the day the winds will back southwest to south and cloud will thicken along western coasts. Rain will develop there later in the evening, becoming heavy and persistent in the night and spreading eastwards. The rain will clear from the west overnight. Temperatures overnight will be around 14 or 15 degrees. Early on Wednesday morning it will be dry and bright in the west, but still raining in the east and northeast. The rain will slowly clear eastwards by lunchtime. Then showers will develop in the west and north with winds becoming moderate, occasionally fresh westerly. Temperatures will be lower than previous days, falling back to 17 or 18 degrees at best. Thursday will be dry to start but showers in the west will become widespread in the afternoon. Winds will be light to moderate southwesterly, fresh at times. Temperatures a little lower again than Wednesday.Friday and the extended outlook to next weekend is for continued unsettled weather with southwesterly winds and occasional showers or rain.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Northwest, 11 Knots, Fair, 8 Miles, 1018, Rising slowly

Dublin Airport

Northwest, 6 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1017, Rising slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

Northwest, 7 Knots, Wave ht:0.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1017, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

North-Northwest, 10 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1018, Rising

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 6 Knots, Fair, 21 Miles, 1019, Rising

Valentia Automatic

North-Northwest, 6 Knots, Fair, 7 Miles, 1020, Rising slowly

Mace Head Automatic

Northwest, 14 Knots, Fair, 7 Miles, 1019, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

North-Northwest, 7 Knots, Cloudy, 8 Miles, 1020, Rising slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Northwest, 5 Knots, Wave ht:0.2 m, 1015, Rising slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

North-Northwest, 11 Knots, Wave height not available, 1020, Rising slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

Southwest, 2 Knots, Wave ht: 1.1 m, 1023, Rising slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.